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Hrókr inn svarti (Hróksv)

volume 8; ed. Hubert Seelow;

VIII. Hrókskviða (Hrkv) - 27

Hrókskviða — Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf)

Not published: do not cite (Hróksv HrkvVIII (Hálf))

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SkP info: VIII, 346

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2 — Hróksv Hrkv 2VIII (Hálf 52)

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Cite as: Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 52 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 346.

Vildi engi         við Vifil jafnaz,
þó at Hámundar         hjarðar gætti.
Sá ek öngan þar         svínahirði
huglausara         en Heðins arfa.

Engi vildi jafnaz við Vifil, þó at gætti hjarðar Hámundar. Þar sá ek öngan svínahirði huglausara en {arfa Heðins}.

No one would want to compare himself with Vifill, even though he tended Hámundr’s livestock. There I did not see any swineherd more faint-hearted than {the heir of Heðinn} [= Vifill].

texts: Hálf 52

editions: Skj Anonyme digte og vers [XIII]: E. 6. Vers af Fornaldarsagaer: Af Hálfssaga IX 2 (AII, 265; BII, 286-7); Skald II, 150; Hálf 1864, 31, Hálf 1909, 120, FSGJ 2, 124, Hálf 1981, 133, 190-1; Edd. Min. 44.


GKS 2845 4° (2845) 38r, 4 - 38r, 6 (Hálf)  transcr.  image  image  
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